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The Directors Conference is the only national event exclusively for electric cooperative board members. It promotes best practices in board governance through presentations by industry experts and peer networking opportunities.

Offered in-person and online, the Directors Conference features nationally recognized speakers and a robust program tailored to directors' oversight role. It builds on directors’ deep community knowledge and unwavering sense of service with sessions led by experts in board governance, financial decision-making, strategic planning, leadership and innovation.

Connect with your fellow directors to collaborate, share new ideas and address the evolving challenges facing electric cooperatives. Your cooperative and your community will be strengthened by your participation.


More that 98% of 2024 Directors Conference attendees would recommend this event. Here's what some of them had to say:

"This conference hit the nail on the head in all aspects."

—Craig Black, EnergyUnited

"As usual this conference was a home run! Great information by speakers/presenters and outstanding sharing between directors. This conference seems to me to always have outstanding interaction between directors!"

—Richard Melton, Pee Dee Electric

"This was a great conference. Thought provoking with excellent speakers. It was just the right length."

—Danise Fairchild, Claverack Rural Electric

"The conference was very well organized and the material was relevant. Energy policy, AI, divergent opinions, how to avoid and react to crisis…all pertinent subjects."

—Steve Dieterlen, Clark County REMC

Don't Wait!

Keep the engagement and learning going with courses designed just for directors, available online.

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Social Media Kit

Registrants, speakers and sponsors: Help spread the word about Directors Conference with our social media kit. Use the hashtag #CoopDirectors in your posts and tag NRECA.

Looking to earn credit?

Directors Conference attendees will be awarded one continuing education credit toward Director Gold Certificate renewal. For course credit toward Director Gold renewal, directors must register individually.




Registration Fees

Online Registration Note: For course credit toward Director Gold renewal, directors must register individually.

2019 Directors Conference Photos

Highlights from the 2019 Directors Conference.

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